FileMaker Database Hosting

The ITS FileMaker Database Hosting service provides a central resource for the campus to host databases with FileMaker Server 15 Hosting Databases on ITS Filemaker servers enables the campus community to access their own Filemaker database on a secure high performance server without spending thousands of dollars.

Using FileMaker Database Hosting

Filemaker Server 15 is compatible with FileMaker Pro 13, 14, and 15 clients. We can host FileMaker databases you design and develop. To request hosting a Filemaker database on central ITS servers, please go here: Request Filemaker Database Hosting Service

Request New Filemaker Database Hosting

Features and Functions

  • Production and Test Filemaker 15 server environment
  • Web Direct extends your database solution to the web
  • Custom Web Publishing with PHP enables PHP web applications to securely access Filemaker data
  • SSL secure access for all files published on the web
  • Encrypt all communications between FileMaker Pro clients and FileMaker Server using secure SSL encryption
  • Firewall protection
  • Scheduled automatic backups to protect against accidental data loss
  • Additional backups performed by a central storage system
  • Account Administration and Password recovery
  • Ample disk space for your database(s)


FileMaker Database Hosting costs $250 per database file per year.


Service hours for FileMaker Database Hosting are 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.


Web Policies
Restricted Data Resources
Acceptable Use Policy
UCSC Password Strength & Security Standards
Minimum Network Connectivity Requirements
Electronic Communications Policy (ECP)